essence of mirbane
Nitrobenzene Ni`tro*ben"zene (? or ?), n. [Nitro- + benzene.] (Chem.) A yellow aromatic liquid ({C6H5.NO2}), produced by the action of nitric acid on benzene, and called from its odor {imitation oil of bitter almonds}, or {essence of mirbane}. It is used in perfumery, and is manufactured in large quantities in the preparation of aniline. Fornerly called also {nitrobenzol}. [1913 Webster]

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  • mirbane — /mûrˈbān/ noun An apparently meaningless word, used in essence (or oil) of mirbane, a name for nitrobenzene as used in perfumery …   Useful english dictionary

  • imitation oil of bitter almonds — Nitrobenzene Ni tro*ben zene (? or ?), n. [Nitro + benzene.] (Chem.) A yellow aromatic liquid ({C6H5.NO2}), produced by the action of nitric acid on benzene, and called from its odor {imitation oil of bitter almonds}, or {essence of mirbane}. It… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • C6H5NO2 — Nitrobenzene Ni tro*ben zene (? or ?), n. [Nitro + benzene.] (Chem.) A yellow aromatic liquid ({C6H5.NO2}), produced by the action of nitric acid on benzene, and called from its odor {imitation oil of bitter almonds}, or {essence of mirbane}. It… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nitrobenzene — Ni tro*ben zene (? or ?), n. [Nitro + benzene.] (Chem.) A yellow aromatic liquid ({C6H5.NO2}), produced by the action of nitric acid on benzene, and called from its odor {imitation oil of bitter almonds}, or {essence of mirbane}. It is used in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nitrobenzol — Nitrobenzene Ni tro*ben zene (? or ?), n. [Nitro + benzene.] (Chem.) A yellow aromatic liquid ({C6H5.NO2}), produced by the action of nitric acid on benzene, and called from its odor {imitation oil of bitter almonds}, or {essence of mirbane}. It… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nitrobenzène — Général Synonymes Nitrobenzol Nitrophène Essence de mirbane No CAS …   Wikipédia en Français

  • 98-95-3 — Nitrobenzène Nitrobenzène Général Synonymes Nitrobenzol Nitrophène Essence de mirbane No CAS …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Nitrobenzene — Nitrobenzène Nitrobenzène Général Synonymes Nitrobenzol Nitrophène Essence de mirbane No CAS …   Wikipédia en Français

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